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National Summary


Heavy showers or longer spells of rain in Connacht and Munster will continue this evening with a slight risk of thunder. The showers edging eastward into parts of Leinster this evening but much of Ulster will remain dry with just an isolated shower. Fresh and gusty southeast winds will occur on eastern coasts and strong to very strong and gusty northwesterly winds on western coasts, inland winds will be mostly cyclonic variable and moderate in strength.


Tonight showery rain will continue to affect much of the southern half of the country. There'll also be a few showers on east and north coasts also, but it will be mainly dry elsewhere. A few mist and fog patches will form under slack winds. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 12 degrees


A mostly dry and bright start on Saturday but some showers will develop through the course of the late morning and afternoon. Highest temperatures of 17 to 20 degrees with mostly light variable breezes.


Headline: High pressure building for Monday and Tuesday but then frontal rain clearing eastwards to scattered showers. Saturday night scattered showers will die out and it will become mostly dry with good clear spells. Lowest temperatures will be around 9 to 12 degrees in light variable or westerly breezes. There will be isolated showers on Sunday with some sunny spells. It will get slightly milder as top temperatures reach 18 to 21 degrees in light to moderate northwest to northerly breezes. And staying mostly dry on Sunday night with lowest temperatures around 11 to 14 degrees in a light northwesterly breeze. Monday and Tuesday will be mostly dry as high pressure builds from the southwest for a time. Top temperatures reaching around 18 to 22 degrees in just light breezes. But rain or drizzle is likely to affect the southwest on Monday night.Becoming somewhat cloudier on Tuesday with patchy drizzle in the southwest and then a band of rain spreading eastwards during Tuesday night and clearing to scattered showers on Wednesday. Temperatures will return to the mid to high teens again.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

East-Northeast, 29 Knots, Gust 43 Knots, Recent rain, 6 Miles, 996, Falling slowly

Dublin Airport

South-Southwest, 8 Knots, Recent rain shower, 26 Miles, 997, Rising

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

South, 14 Knots, Wave ht: 2.3 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 999, Rising slowly

Roches Point Automatic

South-Southwest, 19 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 997, Steady

Sherkin Island Automatic

West, 16 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 998, Rising slowly

Valentia Automatic

West-Northwest, 10 Knots, Rain shower, 12 Miles, 999, Rising slowly

Mace Head Automatic

North-Northwest, 22 Knots, Mod rain shower, 3 Miles, 994, Steady

Belmullet Automatic

North, 21 Knots, Gust 35 Knots, Rain shower, 3 Miles, 996, Falling slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

South, 14 Knots, Wave ht: 2 m, 998, Rising

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

North-Northeast, 23 Knots, Wave height not available, 997, Falling slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

North-Northwest, 17 Knots, Wave ht: 2.6 m, 1006, Rising slowly

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Tuesday 20 June 2017 Issued at 0500 Monday 19 June 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1024hPa extends across Britain and Ireland as a weak cold front remains slow-moving off the Donegal coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or variable force 2 to 4, becoming northerly this evening and tonight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Fair Head

Wind: Northerly force 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast force 4 to 5 later today and overnight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Wednesday 21 June 2017: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds during Tuesday.

Weather Warnings

National Warning

Thundery rain leading to possible accumulations of 30 to 50mm in these areas.

Gale Warning

Northeast to northwest winds will reach occasionally gale force this afternoon and evening on coasts from Mizen Head to Loop Head to Erris Head.

Small Craft Warning

North to northeast winds will reach force 6 or 7 for a time this afternoon on coasts from Erris Head to Rossan Pt to Malin Head.